Cysticercosis serology

This is an important test used to help diagnose cysticercosis osporin A immunosuppressant medication.

Venous blood
1 tests included
7 days turnaround



About Cysticercosis serology

What is cysticercosis?

Cysticercosis is a tissue infection caused by the larval cysts of parasitic tapeworm Taenia solium. It is acquired by consuming food contaminated with egg-containing faeces from an infected human. Symptoms of cysticercosis can include lumps (cysts) in muscle tissue, disturbed vision from cysts in the eye or neurocysticercosis causing seizures, headaches and difficulty balancing. Neurocysticercosis can be fatal if untreated.  

Why take the test?

This test screen for immune antibodies produced in response to cysticercosis. It is used to help diagnose cysticercosis. osporin A immunosuppressant medication.

What's tested


How it works



Purchase your Kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.



Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.



Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.